Thesis Track Terms and Conditions for the Cyber Politics and Government MA Program
The Master's Degree in Cyber Politics and Government within the school of Political Sciences, Government and International Affairs offers a thesis track for students of the program.
The requirements for the transition from the regular track to the thesis track the candidate must:
1. Have a GPA of at least 90 of at least three courses at the end of the first semester.
2. The student must find a thesis supervisor before entering the track.
3. Admission to the research track will be conditional on the approval of the head of the program in accordance with the achievements of the student.
4. Students who choose to enter the thesis track must add a 4th semester to their studies.
The track will commence in October 2020 and last until May, 2022 (Allows 8 months for completion.)
Students who are accepted to the thesis track must complete 9 courses from within the CPG program which is 24 academic credits plus 3 additional credits, overall 30 credits in total.
In the second (spring) semester, thesis track students are required to enroll in the Research and Methodologies seminar that is offered only in the Spring semester.
Thesis track students are required to submit 2 long papers as opposed to 3 long papers as of the regular non-thesis track.
The completion of the final exam is not required for thesis track students.